Social mobility, ethnicity and immigration

Drawing on a decade of work on ethnicity and social mobility, this paper, presented as a plenary at the European Sociological Association 2015 conference in Prague, argues that serious and systematic attention to social mobility across ethnic groups has the potential to illuminate not only migration processes and immigrant outcomes, but also to shed light … More Social mobility, ethnicity and immigration

Social Advantage and Disadvantage published by OUP

This volume, edited by Hartley Dean and myself, investigates the patterns, drivers and consequences of wealth and privilege as well as those of marginalisation and deprivation. The book has brought together an exciting range of scholars from different disciplines to shed light on different aspects of social advantage and disadvantage and their implications. The 17 … More Social Advantage and Disadvantage published by OUP

Women’s income and inequality

Gendered income inequalities and ethnic group differences is a presentation for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, which builds on work carried out for the Government Equalities Office and a paper on inequality commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. It was presented on February 17, 2015. Download the presentation Photo credit: ‘Working’ Stefan

Understanding Inequalities: Stratification and Difference

This book brings together the latest empirical evidence with a discussion of sociological debates surrounding inequality. As well as treating the core sociological topics of class, ethnicity and gender, it examines how inequalities are experienced across a wide variety of settings – education, health, geography and housing, income and wealth – and how they cumulate … More Understanding Inequalities: Stratification and Difference

Ethnicity and family

Ethnicity and family: Relationships within and between ethnic groups: An analysis using the Labour Force Survey is a report outlining the ethnic composition of families in Britain using the Labour Force Survey household data. It explores whether adults from different ethnic groups are living with someone from the same ethnic group (co-ethnic or ‘same race’ partnerships) or are … More Ethnicity and family